A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 277 km NNE of Fais, Micronesia (172 miles) on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/01/17 / 2017-01-11 14:22:47 / January 11, 2017 @ 2:22 pm. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:22:47 / 11:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 141.0636 East, latitude 12.2128 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us10007vq5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007vq5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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